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Solarworld Wants Duties on Chinese Solar Goods in U.S. Extended

  German solar manufacturer SolarWorld will apply to the United States for an extension of duties on Chinese panel imports that are due to end this year, weekly Euro am Sonntag said.

Sea Urchin Haven Disturbed by Oil Spill

  Stephanie Mutz makes a living plucking sea urchins from the Santa Barbara coast and selling the prickly treasure to upscale restaurants in Southern California.

USCG Assists Sinking Vessel East of Nantucket

  The Coast Guard is responding to a fishing boat taking on water 130 miles east of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Saturday. At about 12:45 a.m., the fishing vessel

Alaska, Washington to build Arctic Icebreakers

  Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, and Senator Maria Cantwell, Washington, have introduced a bill that would authorize the Navy to build up six icebreakers for use by the U.

BMT WBM Scientist Udy wins Kevin Smith Prize

  BMT WBM’s Brisbane-based Graduate Scientist, Danielle Udy, was recently awarded the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland 2014 Kevin Smith Prize for her honours research.

2 Americans Rescued North of Cuba

  A Coast Guard MH-60 helicopter crew rescued two American sailors whose vessel ran aground approximately 25 miles north of Gibara, Cuba, Friday. Watchstanders

Activists damage habitat in Seattle bay during Shell oil protests

  Environmental activists who fanned out in small boats across a Seattle bay over the weekend in a protest over Royal Dutch Shell 's plans for Arctic oil exploration

U.S. Senators Urge Obama to Block Arctic Oil Drilling

  A group of 18 mostly Democratic U.S. senators on Friday urged the Obama administration to stop Royal Dutch Shell's preparations for oil exploration in the Arctic,

Mayor Garcetti on Ratification of Port Labor Contract

  International Longshore and Warehouse Union members have ratified a five-year contract governing pay and work rules at 29 West Coast ports, including those of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Fincantieri Invests In Camper & Nicholsons

Fincantieri has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a minority stake via capital injection in Camper & Nicholsons International (Camper & Nicholsons), the

Miller is VP - Government and Political Affairs, NOIA

  The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has promoted Megan Bel Miller to Vice President for Government and Political Affairs. She will lead NOIA's Congressional

Sixteen NROTC Cadets Commissioned as Naval Officers

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College Naval Reserve Officer Training Corp (NROTC) unit recently celebrated the commissioning of 16 new naval officers,

SoCal Beach Cleanup Could Take Months

The U.S. Coast Guard captain overseeing cleanup of oil spilled from a pipeline rupture that closed two California state beaches and fouled offshore waters near

Statoil Comes up Dry in Norwegian Sea

Oil and gas firm Statoil hit a dry well in the Southern part of the Norwegian Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Friday. The well was drilled in

Port Long Beach Prepares Future Leaders

Scholars, interns and externs gather for education celebration   On Wednesday, May 20, the Port of Long Beach hosted Celebrating Education, an event that brought together students,

Britain's New Government to Kick-Start Shale

Britain's new Conservative government could take control of planning decisions to speed up the development of shale gas and prevent investor money from drying up, lawyers say.

Talks Fail, Norwegian Drillers Call in Mediator

Wage talks involving thousands of Norwegian offshore oil workers broke down late on Thursday, unions and employers said, raising the risk of a strike that could

Shipping Freight Rates Drop Amidst Overcapacity

Shipping freight rates on the world's busiest route, from Asia to Northern Europe, fell by the largest percentage amount since 2008, reflecting wild volatility

Brent Slips Towards $66 Before Long Weekend

Islamic State advances in Iraq, Syria raise supply worries; U.S. crude futures set for 10th consecutive weekly rise. Oil prices slipped on Friday as worries

U.S. Sticking to Biofuel 'blend wall'

U.S. authorities are set to shake up the nation's complex and contentious renewable fuels policy in the coming days, issuing requirements expected to affirm that use of ethanol in motor fuels has,

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